disarmament", the ratification of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear
Weapons will now come into force on 22 January, after Honduras became the
50th Member State to ratify on Saturday.
The UN Secretary-General António Guterres in a statement commended all the
countries whose ratification of the accord, approved by 122 nations at the
The UIA welcomes its newest Associate Member, the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC).
UIA Virtual Round Table Asia-Pacific
Seoul Tourism Organization (STO),
host of UIA virtual Round Table Asia-pacific 2020, has donated the total income
from registration fees for this event as scholarships for two students from
disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds.
Please be aware that one of our speakers is seriously ill and will not be in a position to take part in the planned webinar of this Thursday 22.10 on "Liability of Associations" .
MOOC on Promoting and Protecting Human Rights: a Global Overview
In times of violence and crisis, human rights are important safeguards. In times of peace, security and development, they are important pillars sustaining our common humanity. They are more than moral or legal concepts: they are the lymph of our lives. For them to run effectively, we need to relentlessly promote and protect them.
- Part 1: lessons learnt, pitfalls to be avoided, practical examples and recommendations.
- Part 2: what kind of insurances can be taken? At what cost? What is covered and not covered by an insurance contract?
When COVID-19 is not an excuse any more
By Nina Gabatan
I am reaching out to let you know about a new sports research award that has just been launched, with funding per project available up to $120,000 USD. The call
contact: Lacina Yeo
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BITEC emphasizes its position as one of APAC five leaders of MICE industry certified by TIS 22300:2551, MICE Security Management System, since 2009 by Management System Certification Institute (Thailand), Thai Industrial Standards Institute, Ministry of Industry, upon the continual development and improvement of its security system with risk and threat assessment for activities organized and areas in BTIEC such as strict petrol, comprehensive controls of the electrical
Finland’s last restrictions on events will end at the end of September and business events are given a go-ahead to resume from October 1st.
As of October 1st, all restrictions on events will be lifted. However, the general hygiene requirements still apply to ensure the health and safety of customers and participants. In addition, restaurant operations are restricted regionally by government decree.
General hygiene requirements:
The International Federation of Hydrographic Societies (IFHS) has developed the Hydrographic Professional Accreditation Scheme (HPAS) to provide international recognition to hydrographic professionals in demonstrating their competency, educational background and career development.
Vienna is supporting organizers of congresses and corporate events through the Vienna Meeting Fund 2021-2023. Set up by the City of Vienna, the EUR 4 million fund is aimed at domestic and international organizers who are planning meetings to be held in Vienna until 31 December 2023. Applications are possible until three weeks before the starting date of the event.
Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre (BITEC) received Thailand Energy Awards in the category of excellent controlled building, organized by the Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency (DEDE), Ministry of Energy. BITEC has implemented building energy management as determined by law and there is a concrete energy conservation performance.
Covering 2021–2023, the roadmap outlines an array of action plans to attract more conventions to Thailand and elevate the country’s international profile. It comprises three key strategies: To upgrade the Thailand’s conventions ecosystem through active lead generation and industry consultation; to upskill the industry with targeted developmental programmes; and to upstage Thailand in world conventions arena via
VAS 30YearsAnniversary- 18th European Angiology Days
Yearly European Academic Meetings
Updating Scientific Workshops and International Cooperative Projects.
Mr. Chakkarin Aungpratip, Sales Director of Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC), received the Thailand MICE Venue Standard Certification (TMVS) at the MICE Standard Day 2021 event by the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau
Vienna is supporting domestic and international organizers of (association) congresses through the Vienna Convention Fund 2024+. It is set up to provide funding for international congresses to be organized in Vienna between January and April, and in July, August, November and December from 2024. Applications are already open.